Living Right: Music Fighting Dementia

Researchers found that music helps dementia patients recall emotions and memories. says by pairing music with every day activities, patients can develop a rhythm to recall the memory of that activity, improving cognitive ability over time.

Katie Boomgaard has more in this week’s Living Right.

One-third of adults 61 to 70 years of age have some form of hearing loss, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

But playing a musical instrument alters the brain waves in a way that improves a person’s listening and hearing skills over a short time frame.

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